Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says administrative delays have made it impossible to carry on with several academic projects intended to foster the careers of young Black investigative journalists.
"Time to walk the walk," Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. "Very few members of Congress actually pay their interns. We will be one of them." With new appropriations, other members may soon join her.
Students create their profile and can apply for several internships with one click. Currently, InternBlitz is available to students at Georgia Tech, but there are plans to add more campuses soon.
The White House and other government agencies are not required to follow the Fair Labor Standards Act when it comes to paying interns. Many interns struggle to survive in the nation's capital.
You won't have to get coffee. But you might have to ride a hoverboard. The deadline has been extended--apply by November 6!